JR Jones is an up & coming rap artist, producer, and songwriter from Los Angeles, CA. Born to a Mexican-American mother and an African-American father, JR brings a unique mix of two dynamic cultures that is often displayed through his music.
Growing up the son of an R&B singer, JR naturally gravitated towards music at the age of 16. Under the tutelage of his father, and with a passion to create music, JR has created floor-shaking music that flows with an international appeal. "His work ethic is un-matched in this industry, and when you have the talent to match your drive, the sky is the limit", says Marquis.
“Work ethic” is something JR has definitely mastered. In May of 2016, JR launched his brand “Black Musa Empire”. In the past couple years, Black Musa has developed into a full-on production company, producing shirts, hats, photography, and music videos.
Jones has already caught the attention of many different radio stations. Most recently, Power 106 (Los Angeles, CA), and 98.3 KWIN (Stockton, CA) both granted JR airplay. Popular radio personality at KWIN, Amanda King, had this to say about this young talent:
“His energy is contagious! I can see big things in store for him! Watch this guy shock the world!”
But the young artist doesn’t just settle for the airwaves. Aside from being broadcasted nationally syndicated commercials, JR made his television debut rapping in Spanish on EstrellaTv’s hit show “Noches con Platanito”. On the show, JR received high praise for his rap flow and star-potential highly critical judge, Pepe Garza.
Kicking off 2018 with a bang, JR released his debut album titled, “The Jones Show”. The album has been covered across many different mediums including notable outlets; Revolt TV, BET, and MTV.
The sky is limit for this multi-talented artist, follow his journey as he “shocks the world”.
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